Tuesday 12th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey- ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still midday at Lost Gardens of Heligan from hide in Hidden Valley, also seen on Jungle pool Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs. SW.99.64.71 Map Here.

Entry: Adult £10, Senior £9, Child £6, Family £27 More info here

The Lizard –  *GREAT-GREY SHRIKE* between Lizard village, Cadgwith and Grade Ruan but mobile

Hayle SPOONBILL on Hayle estuary RSPB from Causeway, still present at 1700hrs. Also Little Stint (6) and Curlew Sandpiper (2)

St.JustWRYNECK still in Kenidjack by mine renovations. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest in copse by engine shed. Firecrest along B3306 by Tregeseal Gallery. Yellow-browed Warbler (3) in Cot valley this morning

Falmouth probable RING-BILLED GULL near Falmouth by Sailing club at Flushing. Med Gull (3) at Pendennis point (Thanks D.King)

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow airfield on main runway at west end

Porthgwarra RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER in valley between car park and Doctor’s house this morning. Balearic Shearwater (20), Med Gull (3) and Red necked Grebe flew west past Gwennap Head

Nanquidno RICHARD’S PIPIT in wet field north of mill at 1330hrs. Also Firecrest and Chough (2). LAPLAND BUNTING flew NE over Tregiffian farm early afternoon

Pendeen ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) just before lighthouse in field near farm right of entrance road

Lands EndRing Ouzel and Whinchat along Cycle track. Ring Ouzel on Treeve Common

Gwithian Little Stint at St.Gothian Sands LNR this morning. Also Wheatear (4) and Reed Warbler (PJF)

Penzance Firecrest (2) by youth hostel this morning. Firecrest (3) reported in Penzance. Also Snow Bunting still on footpath at Sandy Cove, Newlyn (Thanks G.Hobin)

Marazion Firecrest (2) at Plain-an-Gwarry

Sticker Yellow-browed Warbler near Sticker at Meadow Lakes

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